When strongman Glauco is tricked into going on a sea voyage by his friend Pirro, both of them find themselves on the island of the Amazons during a feud over the succession of the throne. They'll need all their wits to get out alive. You can find out more about this movie on its IMDB page. ( 2 reviews ) Topic: sword and sandal
John "Flint" Dawson (Lionel Atwill) is a down to earth steel mill general manager who loses control of his factory when he is crippled in an accident and manipulated by a lecherous lawyer and unfaithful wife to sign over his power of attorney. Destitute, he travels the country organizing the homeless to help him regain control of his factory. ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Drama
An old 1958 episode of the Oscar Levant show, with Fred Astaire as guest star. This item had previously been uploaded by someone else to Archive.org, but was removed. Also, please excuse the poor picture quality. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Oscar Levant, Fred Astaire, TV, 50s, fifties
An 1959 episode of the TV series "Sunday Showcase", which consisted of TV specials. This episode features Jimmy Durante, with special guests Jane Powell, Ray Bolger, Eddie Hodges and Jimmie Rodgers. This special aired on NBC during 1959 in colour, but only a black and white kinescope survives of the telecast. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, Music, Musical, Jimmy Durante, 50s, 1950s, 50's, 1950's, Fifties, Broadway,...
The hero leaves on a quest to slay a beast, only to find his home taken prisoner when he returns. This film was originally an Italian film called "Ercole l'invincibile" which was later dubbed into English. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page. More information on the film series is also available from the Wikipedia article here. ( 6 reviews ) Topics: 1960s, Hercules, Italian
Original (and therefore public domain) version of this classic. Does not contain any of the "additional" footage, interviews, new music or other embellishments added and copyrighted in the 1980s. Enjoy the acrobatic athleticism and Human-Generated (HG) effects of one of filmdom's greatest actors. IMDb 7.8/10 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0015400/ ( 9 reviews ) Topics: fairbanks, bagdad, flying carpet
A young woman's husband vanishes while exploring the Asian jungle. After hiring a crew of her own, the woman goes in search of her husband. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page. ( 11 reviews ) Topics: 1940s, India, search
Richard Walters (Howard Phillips) is condemned to death for a murder he claims not to have committed. He arrives on death row just before a brutal inmate leads the other convicts in a violent uprising. Walters gets caught up in the riot, while on the outside his friends are trying to find evidence of his innocence. ( 4 reviews ) Topic: Drama
Clyde Beatty, animal trainer extraordinaire, sets off in a dirigible to find his love who's been shipwrecked on an uncharted island. Feature version of the serial "The Lost Jungle." You can find out more about this film on its IMDB page. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Clyde Beatty, pulp, animal stunts, circus, dirigible, lost island, serial
A film about Ma Barker and her four sons who terrorize the South and Midwest in the 1930s, with a string of kidnappings, robberies, and murders. The gang members also meet with John Dillinger (Eric Sinclair), and Baby Face Nelson (Robert Kendall). ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Crime, Drama
I had previously uploaded about 24 minutes of this, but finally, I can upload the whole episode I have of "The Frank Sinatra Show". As You'd assume, it's a musical-variety series. In some ways, despite Frank's many talents, this show is a bit of a mess when compared with some other high-profile star series of the time. Guests include Dagmar and June Hutton. At first I thought this was one episode and a partial episode, but it seems to be a complete episode. Why 45 minutes? The... ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, TV, Television, Classic Television, 50s, 1950s, Fifties, 50's, 1950's, 50s TV, 50's TV,...
The Superman production company donated this special 18 minute episode to the US Treasury to help promote school stamp day savings plans to children. This is the only episode of the series that has entered the public domain. It features all of the hallmarks that made the original 1950s Superman series so memorable. ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Superman, George Reeves, Public Service Announcement, US Treasury
Lawrence Tierney ("Reservoir Dogs") plays an unreformed, hardened criminal who has just been released from prison. While working at his brother's gas station, he becomes very interested in the armored car that makes regular stops at the bank across the street. If you enjoy heist films, watch this. Tierney was perfect for this type of role. The IMDB entry is here. ( 9 reviews ) Topics: crime, robbery, armored car, noir
This post-World War II suspense thriller sets off an emotional roller coaster after the psychologically fragile wife of a POW (Anabel Shaw) witnesses a brutal murder from a hotel window while waiting to be reunited with her husband (Frank Latimer). By the time he arrives, she's nearly comatose with shock. The hotel's psychiatrist (Vincent Price) is called in to help Film noir classic, noted for its dark themes, stark camera angles and high-contrast lighting. ( 11 reviews ) Topics: Horror, Thriller, Film-Noir
When beautiful Mary (Ava Gardner) returns home to her "whistle stop" home town, long-standing feelings of animosity between two of her old boyfriends leads to robbery and murder. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Drama, Crime, Film-Noir, Ava Gardner
"Hercules Unchained", [Format is XviD avi (Website needs to add XviD to format types, is way better than DivX!!!)] second and last film with Steve Reeves as Hercules (our favorite hunky Hercules actor). A Joseph E. Levine film, (an Italian-French co-production). Also starring Sylvia Lopez, Gabriele Antonini, Sylva Koscina, Sergio Fantoni. If you are a "Spaghetti Sandal" action and adventure fan, you are sure to like this film. It picks up after the first Steve Reeves... ( 8 reviews ) Topic: Hercules, Hercules Unchained, Action, Adventure, Sphaghetti Sandal, Steve Reeves, Sylva Koscina,...
During WWI pretty German master spy Helene von Lorbeer is sent undercover to London to live with the family of a high-placed British official where she is to rendezvous with the butler Valdar, also a spy, and help him transmit secret war plans back to Germany. ( 13 reviews ) Topics: Mystery, Suspense
An engrossing film noir with Mickey Rooney, Peter Lorre, and Jeanne Cagney. Needing money for a date, Rooney borrows $20 from the cash register, starting a chain of events that includes car theft, burglary, and possibly murder. Read more at the IMDB. (The video is interlaced in both the MPEG2 file and the Cinepack. If viewing with VLC, deinterlace with menu-path Video/Deinterlace/Blend.) This is a better copy than the previous versions that were uploaded. You can load the mpeg2 file into... ( 13 reviews ) Topics: suspense, noir, crime, Mickey Rooney, Peter Lorre
From IMDb: A young man turns to a witch doctor to lure the woman he loves away from her fiance, but instead turns her into a zombie slave. Hopefully you will find the sound quality better on this one. ( 9 reviews ) Topic: horror
Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles Public service announcements by the U.S. Civil Defense office inform farmers what to do in case of nuclear attack using marionettes. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. ( 11 reviews ) Topics: civil defense, atomic, puppets
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047878/ Police captain Peterson (Robert Middleton) storms into the office of police Lt. Leonard Diamond (Cornel Wilde) critical of Diamond's spending exorbitant amounts of the city budget and his own personal money in an attempt to arrest a crime boss Mr. Brown (Richard Conte). Peterson says it is a waste of time trying to find something incriminating to bring Mr. Brown to justice because his crime combo does business without accounting books, and furthermore... ( 14 reviews ) Topic: syndicate, crime, Cornel Wilde, Brian Donlevy, film noir, Lee Van Cleef, Earl Holliman, Robert...
"Man is waylaid by chance in old home town, meets a girl down on her luck and a turbulent couple with whom he shares a dark childhood secret. Significant noir melodrama focusing on provocative, intermingling relationships of neurotic love, guilt and fear." - noir expert Spencer Selby Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas (his first film), Judith Anderson, Roman Bohnen, Darryl Hickman. 115 min. ( 18 reviews ) Topic: Martha Ivers, Lewis Milestone, Stanwyck, Kirk Douglas